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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seel v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seeled p. pr. & vb. n. Seeling.]
 1. Falconry To close the eyes of (a hawk or other bird) by drawing through the lids threads which were fastened over the head.
    Fools climb to fall: fond hopes, like seeled doves for want of better light, mount till they end their flight with falling.   --J. Reading.
 2. Hence, to shut or close, as the eyes; to blind.
 Come, seeling night,
 Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day.   --Shak.
    Cold death, with a violent fate, his sable eyes did seel.   --Chapman.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seel Seel·ing, n. The rolling or agitation of a ship in a storm. [Obs.]